A Chemical Industry's View of Application Needs 851094

Current trends in application technology indicate an increasing realization on the part of manufacturers and users of agricultural chemicals of the important role that application techniques and/or equipment play in the overall success of pesticide application. The trends that are most significantly influencing the way chemicals are currently applied include:
  • increased emphasis on improving the accuracy of application
  • increased use of low volume application (3-8 GPA)
  • renewed interest in use of granular application
  • increased use of conservation tillage
  • increased emphasis on reduction in environmental contamination, both within and outside the target area
  • increased use of highly active cam-pounds


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